Former Miss Vermont, Katy Johnson, Breaks Silence On Injunction Against "Depraved Web Site"TransMedia Group - Full Service Public Relations Firm
...Former Miss Vermont, Katy Johnson, Breaks Silence On Injunction Against "Depraved Web Site"
BOCA RATON, Fla., June 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The former Miss Vermont and Miss Vermont USA, Katy Johnson
, who won a preliminary injunction against a web site that demeans women and promotes character assassination, is speaking out.
According to Ms. Johnson
, Tucker Max exploited her image and published scurrilous lies about her on his web site just to sell T-shirts and other merchandise.
Since the lawsuit began, I have been contacted by other victims of his
lies who have offered their support," said Ms. Johnson
. Ms. Johnson
says Max's assertions published on his
web site that she
is a "whore" and a "prostitute" are malicious, false and hurtful.She
vehemently denies the story about her
on the web site.
"I never intended to be a champion of privacy rights or become involved in First Amendment issues; to me this is about Right vs.Wrong, and he
was wrong to attack my reputation on the Internet for no other reason than his
own commercial gain."Ms. Johnson
says that she
did not file the lawsuit out of vengeance but to stop further damage to her
reputation and others.
...Ms. Johnson, a member of MENSA, is a columnist for Pageantry Magazine and author of True Beauty: A Sunny Face Means A Happy Heart.She
will be appearing on the MTV documentary MADE on June 28, as a coach who has one month to turn a tomboy into a beauty queen.Katy's cartoon web site www.katyjohnson.com promotes character for 8 to 12 year old girls through her
Starrlettes comic strip.